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Adapting and Creating Activities for Heritage Learners of Spanish
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6/10/2016 to 6/11/2016
When: Friday, June 10, 2016
Where: University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas 
United States

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Adapting and Creating Activities for Heritage Learners of Spanish

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 08:00 CDT to Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 16:30 CDT
The University of Texas at Austin
Claudia Holguín (University of Oregon)
María M. Carreira (UCLA, USC Long Beach)
Yanina Hernández (Texas State Technical College)
José Esteban Hernández (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley)
Carl Blyth (University of Texas at Austin)

This two day summer workshop for K-16 teachers of heritage learners of Spanish will provide  participants plenty of time to design lessons for their own classes. With guidance from presenters, participants will find new ways to meet the particular needs of their heritage learners by applying a variety of strategies for adapting, creating, and sharing original activities based on textbooks, open educational videos, and digital storytelling techniques.

The event is part of COERLL's Heritage Spanish project, which seeks to build a community of Spanish heritage language teachers for sharing and collaborating on classroom resources.  

Event details

  • Location: The workshop will be held in the Liberal Arts building at The University of Texas at Austin. If you are traveling from out of town to attend, see here for information about housing, maps, and parking.
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments on both days of the workshop, and a Friday evening social event will be provided.
  • Cost: $5 students, $10 K-12 teachers, $20 all others

Please note: CPE Credits are available for those who attend the whole workshop.

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